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Egg-crate viol

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Inscription

Stencilled in blue at lower end of body: [blue eagle]; stencilled in blue at upper end of body: John [...]emens / & [So]n. / Layers; cut in top as soundholes: C S

Provenance

Purchased from Lillian Caplin of New York. The instrument was at one time in the Spratt-Mead Museum at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine.

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2

about 1900–10

Object Place

North Bridgton, Maine, United States

Dimensions

39 x 106 cm (15 3/8 x 41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1981.442

Medium or Technique

Pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones